Waste Connections Inc is a solid waste management services provider with operations across North America.
It provides solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to more than seven million customers across six provinces in Canada and over 40 states in the United States.
The company provides solid waste management services for various recyclable materials like glass bottles, metals, cardboard, ferrous and aluminum. It caters to commercial, residential and industrial sectors.
With its subsidiary R360 Environmental Solutions, the company provides solid waste containers, disposal services, and proper treatment of non-hazardous oilfield waste in the US, including the Bakken, Permian and Eagle Ford Basins.
The company maintains intermodal logistic facilities in Portland, Tacoma, Seattle and Boardman and claims to provide its services to over 600 municipalities.
The North American company provides commercial compactors, residential and commercial dumpsters, paper shredding machines, residential garbage collection, yard waste pick up, transfer station services, material recovery facilities and portable toilets. The company also provides facilities for the management of household hazardous waste, e-waste and wood waste.
Waste Connections Inc was founded by entrepreneur Ronald J Mittelstaedt in 1997 and it went public in 1998. The company has corporate offices in Texas and Ontario.
As part of its sustainable initiatives, the company introduced 15-year aspirational targets, including reducing emissions, increasing resource recovery, Servant Leadership scores and voluntary turnover.
The integrated waste services company said it is working towards overall growth, leadership training and skill enhancement of its staff.
Waste Connections Inc said it focuses on suburban and secondary markets that reflect strong demographic growth and avoids large competitive markets. Instead, the company aims to increase its share in target markets through vertical integration, exclusive contracts, and asset positioning.
Information regarding sustainability initiatives, financial reports, investor-centric updates, rental services and various waste management resources is available on the official website.
The company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange as well as the New York Stock Exchange. The stocks are traded under the ticker ‘WCN’.